To process your application, LBWD requires the following information:
Completed Discharge Permit Application Form including Forms A through D from the Los Angeles County Sanitation District’s (LACSD) website.
A copy of your engineering plans, which clearly identifies the following:
Source of wastewater generated by your facility for discharge into the City’s sanitary sewer system
Point of connection for your facility to the City’s sanitary sewer system
Sampling point where wastewater samples are to be taken by LACSD
Wastewater treatment facilities to treat your wastewater before discharging into the City’s sanitary sewer system
Flow diagram showing how your facility’s wastewater flows from the wastewater source to the City’s sanitary sewer system
Full payment: Please make your check payable to Long Beach Water Department. For applicable fees, see LBWD Rules & Regulations (View Appendix B on Page 81)
A Sewer Capacity Fee will be applied to facilities with peak wastewater flow rates of 40 gallons per minute (gpm) or greater. A letter regarding the calculation and explanation of the fee will be mailed to you for payment. Upon receipt of your payment and approval of your permit application, LBWD will forward your documents to LACSD for further processing and approval.
Please allow a minimum of 4-6 months for the processing and approval of your permit.
Please submit your information to:
Long Beach Water Department
Engineering Bureau – Business Development
1800 E. Wardlow Road
Long Beach, CA 90807
For any questions related to your industrial wastewater discharge permit application, please contact us at:
Call: (562) 570-2419